Published in: HomePreparing for power: Can Iceland's Pirate Party change system from the inside?
Consistently topping the polls ahead of upcoming elections, Iceland's Pirate Party have a real shot at power. If they do, they want to change the "ugly" culture of politics and create a society that honours people.
Rebuilding democracy in Iceland: an interview with Birgitta Jonsdottir
In the first of a series of interviews by Phil England examining the situation in Iceland and the possible relevance of developments there to the UK, Phil talks to Pirate Party MP Birgitta Jonsdottir.
Why does the UK need a constitutional convention? An interview with Anthony Barnett
Phil England asks Anthony Barnett, founder of openDemocracy, about the UK's constitutional crisis and the relevance of Iceland's constitutional convention.
Changing the way politics works: an interview with Katrin Oddsdottir
Phil England talks to Katrin Oddsdottir, a member of Iceland's 2011 Constitutional Council, about the process of drafting a new constitution, the aims of the new constitution, and the chances of it finally coming into effect.
Priorities of the people: an interview with Iceland's Citizens Foundation
Phil England interviews Gunnar Grimsson and Robert Bjarnson of the Citizens Foundation, pioneers of an open-source software platform, Your Priorities, which allows citizens to develop ideas to improve their areas and take more control of public spending.
Iceland's unfinished revolution? An interview with Hordur Torfason
The award-winning human rights activist credited with starting Iceland's 'pots and pans revolution', discusses with Phil England the prospects for 'unfreezing' the draft new constitution.